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Ratabulus megacephalus  (Tanaka, 1917)

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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Platycephalidae (Flatheads)

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 79 - 261 m (Ref. 9790).   Temperate, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

North Western Pacific: East and South China seas; southern Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hainan Island and northern Philippines.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9790); common length : 30.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9790)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 10; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 11-12; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 12. This species is distinguished by the following characters: 94-112 anteroventrally slanted oblique scale rows above lateral line; snout length 31.2-35.7% HL, markedly decreasing in length proportionally with growth; pectoral fin length 13.9-17.0% SL; pelvic fin length 19.5-23.1% SL; nasal bone without tubercles; dorsal surface of head and body dark brown, with small, round, dark-brown spots; and pelvic fin with small brown to black spots (Ref. 86254).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Taken by trawling at depths of 79 to 261m. Recorded by Galathea Station 539 as being dredged over gravel (Ref. 9790).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

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Imamura, H. and M.F. Gomon, 2010. Taxonomic revision of the genus Ratabulus (Teleostei: Platycephalidae), with descriptions of two new species from Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 67:19-33. (Ref. 86254)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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